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Translation © by Emily Ezust

Guten Abend, gute Nacht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA POR SPA
Guten Abend, [gute]1 Nacht, 
Mit Rosen bedacht,
Mit Näglein besteckt,
Schlupf' unter die Deck,
Morgen früh, [wenns]2 Gott will,
Wirst du wieder geweckt.

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Confirmed with Achim von Arnim und Clemens Brentano, Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Band 3, Stuttgart, 1979, page 304.

1 Brahms: "gut' "
2 Brahms: "wenn"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2022, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Goedenavond, goedenacht", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Good evening, good night", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Bonsoir, bonne nuit", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Buonasera, buonanotte", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Axel Bergstedt) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (unknown or anonymous translator)


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2011-02-07
Line count: 6
Word count: 23

Good evening, good night
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Good evening, good night,
Bedecked with roses,
Covered with carnations,
Slip under the blanket
Early tomorrow, God willing,
Will you be woken again.

Authorship:

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-21
Line count: 6
Word count: 23